NAPOLI NEWS

Fiorentina shrugged off Udinese to leapfrog Napoli in the table and close within a point of new leaders Inter.
Pepe Reina admits Napoli “did not have the right humility” in their shock 3-2 loss at Bologna. “It was my mistake.”
Maurizio Sarri hopes Napoli’s 3-2 defeat at Bologna can avoid further slip-ups in future. “We ran into every pitfall.”
Roberto Donadoni thanked Bologna for a “simply extraordinary” performance to beat on-form Napoli 3-2.
Mattia Destro bagged a brace as Bologna earned a shock 3-2 victory, ending Napoli’s brief time at the top and their 18-match unbeaten run.
Join us for all the action as it happens and give your views on seven Serie A games, including Bologna-Napoli, Fiorentina-Udinese and Carpi-Milan.
Napoli need a win to recapture top spot from Inter and are taking no chances, while Mattia Destro is back for Bologna.
Napoli legend Careca believes Gonzalo Higuain is the key to winning the Scudetto and Jorginho earns admirers in Brazil.
Inter director Javier Zanetti believes the Napoli defeat was a positive “turning point” and Mauro Icardi should be dropped against Genoa.
Dries Mertens is back in the Napoli squad, but Manolo Gabbiadini won’t face Bologna.
Maurizio Sarri said leadership “changes nothing” for Napoli and “if Gonzalo Higuain doesn’t win the Ballon d’Or it’ll be all his fault.”
Roberto Donadoni assures Bologna “know the threat we’ll be facing” against Serie A leaders Napoli and snipes at Maurizio Sarri critics.
Torino Coach Giampiero Ventura reveals he “finds adrenaline nutritious” and has an unexpected past as a Latin Lover.
Marcello Lippi claims Gonzalo Higuain “is as important to Napoli as Leo Messi or Cristiano Ronaldo.”
The dates and times of the Coppa Italia Fifth Round ties have been announced, including Juventus-Torino, Sampdoria-Milan and Napoli-Verona.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini admits “we aren’t the best-equipped team” to win the Scudetto.
Inter Coach Roberto Mancini insists there’s no problem with Mauro Icardi - “he’ll score the goals which will help us”.
Lorenzo Insigne warns Napoli “have to keep our feet on the ground” despite their position at the top of Serie A.
The agent of Napoli forward Manolo Gabbiadini says he has “absolutely not talked” to Fiorentina.
Arrigo Sacchi says it will take “something extraordinary” for Napoli to win the Scudetto, as they lack a “winning mentality”.